tv Studio B With Shepard Smith FOX News November 7, 2011 12:00pm-1:00pm PST
>>megyn: thanks for watching, everyone, "studio b" with shepard starts right now. >>shepard: we begin with a fox urgent and word that the jury in the trial of michael jackson has reached a verdict. we toll the court officials will announce the verdict in one hour. you will recall the prosecution claims dr. conrad murray gave michael jackson a lethal dose of propofol. if convicted on the charge of manslaughter his daughter, a doctor, could spend up to four years behind bars. the jury heard from 49 witnesses and listened to a record of michael jackson before hers death and who could forget that. (inaudible)
>>shepard: the defense claims that michael jackson killed himself with the drug. our correspondent is outside the courthouse in los angeles. casey, it look like the circus is there. >>reporter: the emotions are building. and just about five minutes ago we saw a caravan pull up in front of the courthouse and we want to show you this.
new video into fox news at this hour, where joe and katherine jackson hopped out of the black cars and everyone escorted up the sidewalk into the courthouse and michael's brother and in the middle of all of that, you have about two dozen protesters on the front sidewalk of the superior court. we will show you a live picture of that, now, we have a camera in the middle of that group. some of them are holding "gety" signs saying put the handcuffs on dr. conrad murray, justice for michael, and others say "leave him alone." it took a little bit for word of the verdict to trickle out to the general public here. and that is when i noticed a little bit, just a little bit, of a ramped up police presence. the courtroom is on lockdown. everyone has been kicked out. all members of the press and spectators as we are less than an hour away from the verdict. >>shepard: we understand across the nation in new york, that if he is convicted dr.
conrad murray may not spend any time in jail. >>reporter: that is because of a new california law where things of nonviolent felons are being sent to county jail instead of prisons and because of the massive overcrowding situation here in the state and budgetary constraints. some of those offenders are being released early and some are on house arrest. all throughout the reporting of this six-week long trial, some of the legal experts have said that dr. conrad murray, if convicted on this single charge of involuntary manslaughter, he may spend at least half of his four year sentence behind bars. or, because of his good behavior, and because he is considered a nonviolent offender he may just have an ankle bracelet and go to house arrest. when the verdict is read the sentencing phase will not happen for six or eight weeks. >>shepard: we will go to casey as news breaks.
and now fox news legal analyst arthur idol what on the left and randy zelin on the right. and now, what the legal teams are going through. arthur, the prosecution, what are they doing? >>arthur: did i do that? does i ask that question? did i mention that? you second-guess, triple guess the whole trial strategy because, and this is not normal, but in new york, the law is a verdict is read as it is possible. waiting two hours from when you hear the verdict, until the verdict is read, is horrible. for your nerves. usually you hear there is a verdict and the verdict comes in. >>shepard: since o.j. in loss anxious they have been doing this and we will find out soon enough. and the defense, randy? >>randy: you and i have been there and arthur has been there, when you find out that verdict is in, that wait particularly when they come back quickly and i think both of our sense is because they came become quickly
and did not and for anything, it is probably guilty. you say --. >>shepard: or unanimously not guilty. rain ran not having asked for the evidence, and the judge said even if you find that he gave . >>shepard: right off the bat, the jury can do anything they want, the foreman can say let's get a vote, not guilty? why look at anything? i am just saying that is a possibility here. >>randy: generally thinking, quick verdict not asking for evidence and with the jury charge, the judge charged this case right out from under the defense by saying you don't have to find whether the dr. conrad murray gave him the propofol, if it was available to michael jackson --. >>shepard: that was your point of no return and now it is out of the wary. >>arthur: i grow but, shepard, in terms of the jury not finding him not guilty but in terms of yes, they does not ask for
evidence, but before they send a doctor to jail for killing somebody, don't you think they would want to hear something in or the charge? or --. >>shepard: unless they feel like they have her all they need to hear. sometimes those things depend on how done a personal, how argued the mind is, of the jury foreman. sometimes. >>randy: as i have said it lou, i think he should be acquitted. given the speed the verdict came back, they have had the weekend and they were not sequestered, and the fact they have been told over and over again, in and out of the courtroom you don't have to find dr. conrad murray intended to kill michael jackson the fact that the jury charge was so broad in terms of you don't have to find he gave him the propofol it is easy to come back and convict. >>arthur: they were not sequestered unlike the casey anthony jury which they were not allowed to read the books or newspapers and they were trapped. this jury got to go home this
weekend. they enjoyed the weather. they watched football. talk to their family. and hopefully they got to reflect in a clear-headed we as to all the evidence here and brought them back in, and this morning, they must have reached a verdict quickly from when they got into the jury room, took the vote, took a deep breath and letten know they reached a verdict. >>shepard: the doctor says he was out of the room. and he said a lot of things but among the things he said, he is out of the room, and went in there, not responsive, and called his girlfriend. >>arthur: that's brutal evidence against him. brutal evidence. because it defies common sense, these people on the jury, and we have a profile of them on friday, they are just regular folks. they have regular jobs. they are regular folks. and common sense would dictate if you found a stranger unconscious in a bedroom or on a couch you would call for help and call 9-1-1 and he does not do that, evidence of guild.
>>randy: having said that he is not charged with simply being a bad doctor. hes with accused of administering a specific amount of propofol at a specific time. the how, the when, leads you to the who. to me it is more than just, he didn't call 9-1-1 right away. with the jury charge arthur is right it for longer matters. >>arthur: but adds up. >>shepard: and don't think a jury takes expense incidents and makes something happen the they look at all the evidence and they say, is he guilty or not guilty? you can have all your specifics you want and that is not how the juries always, that is not how the juries always work and you know it. >>randy: but he is guilty of what? being a bad doctor? >>shepard: that decision is out of your hands. it is up to the jury, then. and the jury will decide what it will find. that is it.
>>arthur: you mentioned on friday the gallon of propofol. >>shepard: four gallons of propofol, a judge not used in the home. ever. this drug is used in the hospital. there was temperature from both sides they had never heard of this drug being used for these purposes. >>arthur: you said "both sides." the defense expert hired and paid for to represent the defendant on the stand said i would not administer this in the home and there are four gallons in michael jackson's home. >>arthur: but both sides conceded that neither side could say that michael jackson could not have given it to himself and with a proper jury trial, dr. conrad murray should be acquitted. >>shepard: much ahead on the dr. conrad murray case and the michael jackson trial. we have not seen the jury and we do not know the name of the jurors but we know a lot of interesting information about what they do. looking good! you lost some weight.
>>neil: fox news is america's election headquarters. a woman has publicly can forward accusing herman cain publicly of sexual harassment. he has been a frontrunner in polls but today three other women have anonymously claimed herman cain made unwanted sexual advances and the latest hired the famous tv attorney gloria allred and custody she sparred with authorities and spared few details of the alleged incident. >> instead of going into the
offices he suddenly reached over and he put his hand on my leg, under my skirt, and reached for my genitals. and he also grabbed my head and brought it towards his crotch. i was very surprised and very shocked said, what are you doing, you know i have a boyfriend, and this isn't what i came here for and mr. cain said, you want a be joe, right? >> but herman cain's campaign fired back instantly calling the allegations "false." and now to carl cameron live with us now. carl, we will start with the latest herman cain accuser. how much influence does gloria gloria allred have? >>carl: this client came to her and asked for her help and the woman worked for the national restaurant association back in the 1990's and attended a trade convention in chicago in
1997 and sat at a table with herman cain and a month later she claimed she lost her jobbing sought help finding new employment and got together with him and then the incident occurred. she did not file a complain and she is not seeking any legal remuneration but wants to do this to make sure that it doesn't happen to any other women. here is a little of what she had to say. >> i'm coming forward to give a face and a voice to those women who cannot or for whatever reason do not wish to come forward. >>carl: the cain campaign said herman cain has never sexually harassed anything and the charges are false and they took a shot at the lawyer saying that she's a well-known democratic donor and something of a self promotor suggesting that this is more about the political
showmanship than about a complaint on behalf of a woman who said something happened so many years ago. that something, of course, that the contain campaign denies. >>shepard: and moving to the campaign, governor romney has not campaigned that much in iowa but now he is tied for the lead there and does that suggest to us he is about to go all in? >>carl: well, we waiting on an event here, he has been traveling around iowa and holding events and not spent a free amount of time campaigning in iowa but with only eight weeks of budget first caucus there is not much time left and there is a suggestion that he is getting month are serious with calls made to people. he is accelerating and with herman cain on defense it is an opportunity for romney and worth note that he is tied against mr. cain and all the polls suggest it is still very tight, but, this controversy over the alleged sexual harassment of 14
years ago has dogged him new for the better part of a week. and growing. with no sign it will subside. so an opportunity for romney, perhaps, in iowa. >>shepard: a new "washington post" abc poll suggests the mexican date faces angry and frustrated voters. 74 percent surveyed now say the country is seriously off track. and now, a reporter who covers politics for the "washington post" and wrote about politics for "the hill." where are we here? >>reporter: we are at a steady down tick in optimism. for a long time we have seen people think the country is off on the wrong track. what we are seeing, more and more people do not think it will get better and they think their retirement is at risk and they do not think they can continue their way of life they have right now, and that leads to a
very volatile electorate. >>shepard: who do they think can fix the problems, if anyone? >>reporter: the divided electorate we have seen recently in elections is still there. and the interesting thing here is that the president's party generally pays a bigger price when the economy is in a bad position. right now, about 40 percent of people blame republicans and 40 percent of people blame democrats so it is hard to look at the electorate and say people will blame one side or the other. we don't know. >>shepard: we know only one time in half a century has the president been re-elected with approval rating below 50 percent. with this president's approval rating at 44 percent, that is higher than a lot of people who do these things suggest it could be under this sort of an economy he is doing well with congress in the dumper. >>reporter: that is right this is what we have been saying. petroleum genuinely like president obama. even if they don't grow with his
policies. for a long time his favorable rating has been much higher than his approval rating. what that says is people are generally willing to give him the benefit of the doubt and as the economy has gone down, he has avoid avoided bottommen out because people do like him as a person and think he has their interests at heart. >>shepard: hope you will come back. well, "ruby, the heart stealer" has not managed to bring down the italian prime minister yet but the european debt crisis may do exactly that. next, how the problems in greece are infecting other countries and silvio berlusconi is threatened as it threats to move to the united states. if insurance were sold in the grocery store --
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>>shepard: michael jackson's death. does someone kill him? or did he kill himself? a verdict has been reached and will be read in a matter of minutes. we will have coverage including the live reading of the verdict moments away. but, first, first it was greece and now a serious debt crisis in italy threatening to bring the european economy to its knees. but unlike greece, italy is, simply, too big to bailout, the eight largest economy on the planet, the fourth largest in all of europe in terms of gross domestic product. this is video coming from rome today, folks cramming on to public buss and trains ahead of a transit worker strikes over cuts to salaries and pensions, cuts the government claims are absolutely necessary because the
debts are enormous and there is little economic growth. the crisis we are told bit analysts could end the career of the prime minister there, silvio berlusconi, whose popularity is searching. and fast. but not necessarily because of his bunga-bunga sex parties. but because his government has been unable to heal the bleeding economy. the fox report chief correspondent jonathan hunt is with us. greece one thing. italy is bigger and it takes the crisis to a new level. >>jonathan: italy's economy is actually seven times bigger than that of greece. and a last of the economists fear if italy goes down, france, the second biggest economy in europe, could be next, and this, they say, could bring about the collapse of the euro, the common currency introduce add decade and if that happens some believe europe could retreat to the nationalistic tendencies that caused so many problems in the 20th century. listen, now, to professor parker of harvard's kennedy school of
government. >> we don't want europe in a mess. we don't want it in a mess for strictly economic reasons. but we also don't want it in a mess for political reasons. this is the continent that gave us two world wars and the holocaust in the space of 30 areas and if you think that is behind them in terms of dangers of nationalism think back to the balkan wars. >>jonathan: he says this is a 12-alarm fire and every single country including the united states is going to have to send every fire truck it can economically speaking to help out. >>shepard: interesting analogy. the average american at home, what does this mean for that american? >>jonathan: europe is the united states biggest trading partner and the exports to europe have been good, if the economy collapses in europe, the exports dry up, affecting companies here, so more job loss and unemployment here will go up and the 401(k), each time there
is concern about the european economy, the markets here tank and that affects all of our 401(k)'s. it used to be said that when america sneezes europe catches a cold and now the economist say the reverse is true. it is two men standing in a small room, both sneezing at teach other and everyone is keeping cold. >>shepard: as i mentioned, court has informed us that the jury has reached a verdict in the death of michael jackson in the trial against his then dr. conrad murray. throughout the trial we never have seen the men and women who will decide the fate of michael jackson, actually who already have decided the fate of the dr. conrad murray but we are getting new details of who the jurors are. this is "studio b" from fox.
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so, now to trace live in los angeles. trace, what do we know? >>trace: she have been described as very diverse cross section of los angeles, everyone from a college professor to an actor to a woman who was shot and wounded in a drive-by shooting. take a look: seven men, five women between the ages of 32 and 57. six are white. five hispanic. one is african-american. and nine of the jury experience. one woman a native of spain served on five juries all of which reached a verdict. now, by all accounts the group is very focused, very attendive, and some say they pay extra special attention, and one time when a scientist was on the courthouse floor doing some experiments the jury was on top of the jury box so they could get a better view of this thing. >>shepard: did they ask, trace, how many of them say they are michael jackson fans?
>>trace: all of the information is coming to us because the associated press got hold of the lengthy jury forms and that is a dead split. six are michael jackson fans. six are not michael jackson fans. and interesting because most of the jury, eight of the 12, are not fans of celebrities in general because they believe they bend the rules and get special treatment. these people are diverse and watch fox news, listen to howard stern, a lot of them watch television crime shows like "csi," and some closely follow the the casey anthony trial showing that the jury see the evidence a lot differently than the majority of the public. they are all big supporters of their doctors. they trust their doctors. and ten of the 12 have children. >>shepard: thank you, trace, from los angeles. that is interesting, how does it splay in they think that
celebrities get unfair and preferential treatment. randy on the right and arrest 30 on the left, each lawyers. what do we make of that, randy? >>randy: we are seeing it right now. lindsay lohan has been what, in trouble how many times and spends a grand total of three minutes. >>shepard: well that is california more than lindsay lohan. >>randy: member robert blake? and michael jackson so there is that perception. what surprises me about the jury and i hold for the concept we talked about was enabling. can the jury see through the case and say michael jackson is not trusting anyone. he is calling the shots. this guy was a patsy. >>arthur: you left out o.j., probably the biggest. nine out of 12 have prior jury experience. usually the follow-up yes, the judge will say, without telling us what your verdict was, did you reach a verdict if those cases where you deliberated
because that shows that these individuals have the ability to work with each other. have the ability to compromise. have the ability to listen to each other and not dig their feet in. if they have reached verdicts which presumably they have but you usually don't put someone on the jury who says no, i couldn't, that goes to explain why there may have been such a quick verdict. >>randy: we hope. but the jury will speak after the verdict regardless of what the verdict is because that i would be curious so see what it was about the case that really, they deliberated for how long? and so much in my mind they disregarded or didn't think was important that i thought was have very important. >>arthur: you don't even know the verify. >>randy: my sense is they are coming back guilty. i don't agree. it is a quick verdict. we talked on friday. i was surprised they made it to lunch. >>arthur: they were on top of the jury box paying attention and looking at the courtroom
demonstrations and they spent two delays deliberating. this was no a six month trial. it was a four week, working week trial. and a last the evidence was some what repetitive, four or five different doctors saying the same thing: you do not give propofol. >>randy: if the trial is about, did dr. conrad murray administer the fatal dose of propofol, he walks. if the case is about, do you give propofol to someone in their bedroom to help them slope, he -- sleep, he is getting convicted. >>arthur: why think the jury will look at it as that simple or the way the judge charges it, it is that simple but the jury, although a judge goes to law school for how many years and he just blurts out the law to the jury in every state in a short amount of time and they are supposed to understand it all, but what you said is true, they
don't look at it with a laser focus. they look at the overriding theme of the case. the emotions of the case and the overall evidence. >>shepard: do they look at bigger picture? michael jackson want dead sleep. he wanted propofol. so he doctor shopped and found a guy who would administer it and ordered gallons and gloms of it which are no longer needs and when the paint was nonresponsive after a dose of propofol, no matter who gave it for the purpose of this discussion be he walks in and finds him nonresponsive and calls his girlfriend on the phone york know but i guess if i were on the jury that would weigh on my decision whether it is supposed to or not is another matter. i'm talking about the truth the >>randy: you are right but you talked about two distinct cases. what happened before. and what happened after. what happened after is irrelevant. it is what happened before. your point is so well-taken. was it a medical malpractice or a case about, did the doctor
kill michael jackson? the end it was more about it being medical malpractice. and was he a bad doctor? did he do wrong by michael jackson? you hit it, in my mind, on the head. he was enableer. >>shepard: listen, listen, listen. latoya jackson has shown up. >>arthur: what you said, shepard, is relevant what he did immediately after, calling his girlfriend and we know it is legally relevant, the judge allowed it as evidence. if it was irrelevant the jury would say, no, this is not recommend vaunt. >>shepard: the circus has come to town. left's watch the circus on parade.
>> paris, michael's child, was actually somewhat named after paris hilton because they are such good friends. >>shepard: you go, and fox 11, kttv for the southland, this is quite the thing there as it is across the country and i am confident around the world, it is what, we are no longer in daylight savings time, so it is 8:389 in the evening in london and michael jackson was a bigger star, we learned at the time of his degree, in europe and especially in the united kingdom than even here, maybe, at time of his passing. >>arthur: $300 million his estate had accumulated at the time of his death. $300 million. this is a guy who was in bad financial straights -- straits and a lot of that is not from the united states of america every where outside of the united states of america. >>shepard: very elvis.
>>arthur: i don't know. i don't know. >>shepard: lisa marie did a fine job of managing that, turning graceland into a shrine and kept the fans on board with elvis for three decades and michael jackson crowd has done the same thing. but the facts indicate that it is a good thing for record sales. >>randy: the feeling here is we have lost one of the the great, great entertainers of how many decades? >>shepard: he died. the question is, did someone kill him? casey, what in the world is going on out there? >>reporter: i tell you, we have covered these before and they are so much fun it is good we are across the street because all of the protesters, the real crowd, the frenzy, is on the sidewalk directly in front of the superior court.
we have a busy road here and in the middle of downtown los angeles and folks are out and about trying to get to their lunch appointments and they are having to fight their way through the crowds. we are getting a clearer picture of how this is going to go down. we understand people are not going to be allowed into the courtroom until just before the top of the hour, and when the prosecutors get here they can go in but if they do it like they have been doing, dr. conrad murray and his legal team will be allowed in first. one of his lawyers is already here, kind of hanging out the hallway outside of the courtroom. and then the jackson family will be allowed to go in second the parents and the siblings. we carried that live here. and then the media is allowed in. and then members of the general public. so, we are just on stand by here. >>shepard: thank you. i can republican how long ago was it, when was the o.j.
verdict? the o.j. criminal verdict, i can remember standing there where he was on that street it was verdict day, and i was covering it for syndicated show in los angeles, and the question was, what is about to happen not right here, not right here in downtown los angeles, but across this state and across this condition. the question that lawyers and doctors and folks who live in the neighborhood and beyond were asking was, if o.j. is guilty of murder, are parts of los angeles going to burn. it is not politically correct to say that. but i was there. and that was the discussion. and there were plans made already to head out of los angeles and head inland on the freeway, go toward las vegas. well, we all know how that went down. we know how much smaller of a national and world wide event this is. we know the ramifications are smaller for the country but for this family, for paris, and for
blanket, and the rest of the jackson family, this is about daddy and brother. and son. and in a moment we will determine, the jury will have done so, whether he killed himself or the doctor he paid $150,000 a month to keep him safe, killed him. we're moments away. it will happen on our watch. we will bring it to you. ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] everyone deserves the gift of a pain free holiday. this season, discover aleve. all day pain relief with just two pills. [ male announcer ] we're not employers or employees. not white collar or blue collar
the postal service employs more veterans than any other civilian employer. but congress is debating a bill that would force the postal service to fire tens of thousands of vets, close post offices, shut mail processing plants, and disrupt mail delivery. drastic cuts won't fix the postal service and aren't needed. tell your representative to vote "no" on house resolution 2309. it's time to deliver for our veterans -- and america. >>shepard: 15 minutes until the reading of the verdict in the trial of anything my's lawyer who could be found guilty of killing him. the prosecution walked into the courtroom and the reading of the verdict is coming up in moments. big shakeup in college football, the s.e.c. has a big change. we have learned that the head coach at ole miss is out announcing he will resign at the end of another disappointing
season, but it was not gone well, 12 straight s.e.c. losses. the announcement was made a few minutes ago. (inaudible). >> lack of success in the past two years necessities a change. >>shepard: that is coming to, and pete boone is out and will step down in the year, to days lost to kentucky. each was winless. and now that dragged the conference report to 0-6, twelve straight over two seasons. they have gone winless in the second. and, now, what happens now? now the good news. the first father of football, eli's father, manning, the speed limit is 18 miles per hour, because there was his number, he and mike glenn from fed ex will head a search for a coach and the coach will have a voice in the selection of the next
athletic director as a perfect time for whoever is coming in as ole miss is building a brand new facility and expanding their stadium and spending hundreds of millions on improvement. a great day at ole miss. and now sex scandal in happy valley. a former penn state coordinator accused of abusing eight young boys that could tarnish the reputation of the most well respected universities and the legendary head coach paterno. according to the investigators sandusky sexually abused the boys over a decade at the school. and the alleged details are beyond disturbing. sexual attacks on boys as young as ten. as you may note sandusky many say transformed the lions into the most powerful house and was in the running to replace paterno. police arrested him on saturday. but the big question here is, who knew what? and when? so far the state attorneys general says pa attorney -- pa
ten -- paterno is not implicated. the athletic czar is charged for failing to report the abuse and lied to a grand jury. >> those officials and the administration to whom it was report dead not report that incident to law enforcement or any child protective agency. and their inaction, likely, allows a child predator to continue to victimize children for many, many years. >>shepard: this case is unique with the identities of many of the victims still unknown. continuing coverage throughout this hour and tonight on fox report on both of these stories. a live look outside the courthouse in loss anxious where we expect to hear the jury verdict in the dr. conrad murray trial. michael jackson's daughter, minutes from now and analysis from judge napolitano and our lawyers continuing the coverage through the reading of the
>>shepard: the reading of the verdict in the case against the doctor of michael jackson, just moments away here on fox news. the judge said it will happen at the top of the hour. we are watching what is happening inside and outside the courthouse. we will take you there in a moment. but, first, to judge napolitano. what should we watch for, judge? >>judge napolitano: we will not see the looks on the face of the jury. they will hand a piece of paper to the judge and he is going to read it or look at it and hand it back to the clerk and direct the clerk to read it. he has already seen it so he knows it is proper, a jury verdict form and asks do you fine the state has proven the guilt of dr. conrad murray
beyond a reasonable doubt. guilty or not guilty. and whatever the verdict is he will read it. dr. conrad murray, if he is convicted, will not be remanded to jail today. he may as you have articulated never go to jail but he is not the type of person who would be sent to jail from the courtroom as a result of conviction. >>shepard: why not? >>judge napolitano: but he is not perceived as a night -- flight risk or a danger to society. >>shepard: so just killing someone is not enough to go to jail? >>judge napolitano: the level of quilling the state charges him, the lowest level of killing available in california, is not enough to remand you to jail. in fact, because of a supreme court ruling dealing with overcrowding in california jails if he is convicted he may never serve time. heel lose his license to practice medicine, and he will lose were of his wealth, but he probably will not lose his freedom. >>shepard: so if you want to kill someone, california is the place to do it. >>judge napolitano: well, this is a strange killing because it is a killing without
intent to kill, a killing of extreme negligence and recklessness with respect to michael jackson's live. but it is not a killing where someone said i will go in there and kill him and this is how. >>shepard: we are sure. >>judge napolitano: that is what the state charge and the maximum penalty is only four years. killing in most states is 20, 30, or life. >>shepard: but not today. not in this case. >>judge napolitano: no. >>shepard: a lot of those who watch this case and have followed michael jackson's life will say, he has paid that man $150,000 a month to watch over him because he had a lot of problems, that began as a very young child and they will go on to say, this man was paid that money to watch over him, to help him sleep, to keep him from, in many cases himself. and he is dead. >>judge napolitano: that is the case. >>shepard: he could be found guilty and never spend a day in prison. >>judge napolitano: that is the essence of the case against him and his fortune for the
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>>shepard: breaking news now on fox news channel. the jury has reached the verdict in the trial of michael jackson's doctor. he is accused of involuntary manslaughter in the death of the pop star. inside the courthouse in downtown los angeles the prosecution is in place, the defense attorneys have come and the room, all the members of the jackson immediate and extended family were expected to be there, they are there today, and moments from now we are led to believe we will hear the verdict in a meant and lend whether michael jackson killed himself or his doctor killed him. randy, predictions. >>randy: unfortunately, guilty. why agree with it. i am holding on to the fact that jury members have alcoholism and
have lost family members and they say hes with not an enabler, and they remember michael jackson not being the victim she portrayed. >>shepard: arthur? >>arthur: i presume he will be found guilty but i made that same error with casey anthony and i would be less surprised if he was acquitted because they were asked feelings about their doctors and how much they trusted them, et cetera, et cetera, and it could make them more angry or have a degree of sympathy, and to say, lock, michael jackson had a lot of people would helped bring him to the point where he was the night he died and putting it on this go is not fair. >>shepard: we have live pictures outside the courthouse and the major players are in place but you can see the camera wandering around. all involved have been following latoya jackson we watched walk in early and members ofhe